Focus and Scope

Tribhuvan University Journal of Microbiology (TUJM) is an official, peer reviewed, biomedical journal of the Central Department of Microbiology. It is published annually and publishes articles in the categories of original article, review article, case report, letter to the editor.

The aim of the TUJM is to promote the publication of articles related to microbiology. Authors do not have to pay for submission, processing or publication of articles in TUJM.

Peer Review Process

The manuscript will be reviewed with the understanding that it has not been submitted to other journal at a time or has not been published or accepted for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts are reviewed for originality, scientific and technical ideas, and significant message. The poor articles with insufficient originality, serious scientific and technical mistakes and lack of significant message will be rejected. Manuscripts are sent to expert reviewers without revealing the identity of the authors to the reviewers. Each manuscript is then reviewed by the TUJM editor based on the comments of the reviewers and make the final decision for publication or rejection of the manuscript.

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes one volume annually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Chief Editor:
Dr. Megha Raj Banjara,
Head of Department and Associate Professor,
Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: megharajbanjara@microbiotu.edu.np

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Anjana Singh,
Professor, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: anjana.singh@microbiotu.edu.np

Prof. Dr. Dwij Raj Bhatta,
Professor, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: dwijraj.bhatta@microbiotu.edu.np

Prof. Dr. Prakash Ghimire,
Professor, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: prakash.ghimire@microbiotu.edu.np

Mr. Binod Lekhak,
Associate Professor,
Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: binod.lekhak@microbiotu.edu.np

Ms. Reshma Tuladhar,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: reshma.tuladhar@microbiotu.edu.np

Ms. Shaila Basnyat,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: shaila.basnyat@microbiotu.edu.np

Dr. Devraj Joshi,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: dev.joshi@microbiotu.edu.np

Dr. Komal Raj Rijal,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: komalraj.rijal@microbiotu.edu.np

Ms. Supriya Sharma,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: supriya.sharma@microbiotu.edu.np

Ms. Purnima Baidya,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: Purnima.baidya@microbiotu.edu.np

Ms. Manita Aryal,
Lecturer Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: manita.aryal@microbiotu.edu.np

Mr. Nabaraj Adhikari,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: nabaraj.adhikari@microbiotu.edu.np

Mr. Upendra Thapa Shrestha,
Lecturer, Central Department of Microbiology,
Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Email: upendrats@microbiotu.edu.np

Editorial Assistants:
Mr. Nava Raj Karki
Mr. Rai Man Shakya
Mr. Ramesh Ghimire

Advisors

Prof. Dr. Ram Prasad Khatiwada
Prof. Dr. Bharat Mani Pokharel
Prof. Dr. Tika Bahadur Karki
Prof. Dr. Bashista Prasad Rijal
Prof. Dr. Shiba Kumar Rai
Prof. Dr. Nhuchhe Ratna Tuladhar
Prof. Bharat Jha
Prof. Dr. Jeevan B. Sherchand

International Advisors

Prof. Dr. Naiyyum Choudhary, Bangladesh
Prof. Dr. Haseena Khan, Bangladesh
Prof. Dr. Ajit Varma, India
Prof. Dr. Arvind Madhavrao Deshmukh, India
Prof. Dr. Neha Patil, India
Prof. Dr. Rajiv Saxena, India
Prof. Dr. Azra Khanum, Pakistan
Prof. Dr. Asuncion Raymundo, Phillipines
Prof. Dr. Eric Houpt, USA
Prof. Dr. William Petri, USA
Dr. Dinesh Mondal, Bangaladesh
Prof. Dr. Greg Matlashewski, Canada

Sources of Support

TUJM is supported by